Orienteering Australia

Event information: Melbourne City Race, Port Melbourne

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The second Melbourne City Race explores Beacon Cove, Port Melbourne and Garden City. Be part of it!

Prizes for winners of each category. Random prize draw for all pre-entered competitors!

Please read the Competitor Information before participating. Last updated 15 April 2021.

Choose any of the five Line courses, and start any time between 11am and 12pm. Sportident will be used in AIR mode.

Final course lengths:
Course 1 (Long Hard) - 7.3 km
Course 2 (Medium Hard) - 6.2 km
Course 3 (Short Hard) - 4.7 km
Course 4 (Moderate) - 3.9 km
Course 5 (Easy) - 3.1 km
Distances are measured by red line; expect all courses to be longer!

Control descriptions: will be printed on maps, and available at Registration.
Results: view online via Live Results during the event at https://liveresultat.orientering.se/followfull.php?comp=18875&lang=en
Final results and splits will be posted on Eventor and Winsplits immediately afterwards.

Entry fees: $12 Adults, $6 Juniors. Online entry is now CLOSED, but you may enter on the day, subject to map availability.

Arena: Garden City Reserve, Beacon Road, Port Melbourne. Toilets available.

Directions: if driving, refer to Parking Diagram. Parts of Garden City Reserve are out of bounds and must not be crossed on approach to the arena. Park on Beacon Road, Williamstown Road, or other nearby streets as indicated.
Public transport: take the Port Melbourne light rail to stop 128, and walk a short distance to the arena.

All attendees must scan a QR code to check in on arrival. This includes non-competing attendees.

This event will operate under Orienteering Victoria's Covid Safe Plan. Please do not attend if you are unwell with Covid symptoms, are waiting for test results, or have been instructed to isolate or quarantine. Refer www.vicorienteering.asn.au/return-to-orienteering

General information
Event Melbourne City Race, Port Melbourne
Organisers Dandenong Ranges Orienteering Club
Orienteering Victoria
State Orienteering Victoria
Status completed
Date Sunday 18 April 2021 at 11:00 - 14:00 EST
Entry deadline Thursday 15 April 2021 at 17:59 EST
Event form individual
Event classification Club event
Race distance Long
Time of event day
Disciplines FootO
park/street orienteering
Punching system Sportident
Class information
Open A Men 1 - Long Hard, Men 2 - Medium Hard, Women 1 - Long Hard, Women 2 - Medium Hard
Open A short Men 3 - Short Hard, Women 3 - Short Hard
Open B Men 4 - Moderate, Men 5 - Easy, Women 4 - Moderate, Women 5 - Easy
Contact details and main officials
Website http://www.melbournecityrace.com.au
Contact person Debbie Dodd
Contact phone number 0409135020
Contact email
Course setter Stuart McWilliam

Start times


Entry is closed.

Enter on the day is available.

Documents and links

Location of the event

Please obey directions provided by the organiser.

Driving directions from Google Maps (Always make sure to follow the organiser's driving directions.)

Create a KML file with the location of the arena